Fundación TECNALIA Research & Innovation ( is a private, independent, non-profit applied research center of international excellence. TECNALIA, located in Spain, is the leading research and technology organization in Spain and one of the largest in Europe, employing around 1,445 people (225 PhDs). TECNALIA has the goal to transform technology into GDP, meaning wealth to improve people’s quality of life through generation of business opportunities for industry. TECNALIA is committed to generate major impacts in economic terms, by means of innovation and technological development, addressed by their technological divisions covering the domains of Energy, Environment, Industry, Transport, Building Technologies, Health and ICT. Tecnalia supports since 2008 different institutions in the design and development of programs to boost new ideas and business using a learning by doing approach focus on leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Role in the Project
: Tecnalia is core partner of the KIC EIT Manufacturing and in the project Manulearn is in charge of designing the education Manulearn program to enhance innovation capacity

Ana Arroyo Muñoz
Policies for Innovation and Technology
Parque Científico y Tecnológico de Bizkaia
Laia Bidea, Edificio 204. E-48170 Zamudio – Bizkaia (Spain)
Tel: +34 664105401